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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equalizer  \E"qual*iz`er\,  n. 
  1.  =  {Equalizing  bar}. 
 
  2.  A  device,  as  a  bar,  for  operating  two  brakes,  esp.  a  pair 
  of  hub  brakes  for  an  automobile,  with  equal  force. 
 
  3.  (Elec.)  Any  device  for  equalizing  the  pull  of 
  electromagnets;  also  a  conductor  of  low  resistance 
  joining  the  armature  ends  of  the  series  field  coils  of 
  dynamos  connected  in  parallel. 
 
  4.  (A["e]ronautics)  A  sliding  panel  to  preserve  the  lateral 
  stability  of  an  a["e]roplane. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equalizer  \E"qual*i`zer\,  n. 
  One  who  or  that  which  equalizes  anything 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equalizer 
  n  1:  reduces  frequency  distortion  [syn:  {equaliser}] 
  2:  an  equivalent  counterbalancing  weight  [syn:  {counterweight}, 
  {counterbalance},  {counterpoise},  {balance},  {equaliser}] 
  3:  a  score  that  makes  the  match  even 




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